Daily Blogwatch: LA Lakers, Warren Buffett, and a Gold Nintendo Wii for Christmas

Below are some of the best reads for investors from around the Web:

Freakonomics takes a look at the freakish connection between the Nasdaq and the LA Lakers.

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Rock star hedge fund manager John Paulson is no one-hit wonder.

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I love the Cheap Stocks blog and its picks of stocks trading below tangible book value.

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If you hurry, you can still get that gold-plated Nintendo Wii before Christmas.

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Mark Cuban has some advice for the youngsters out there "addicted to adventure."

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Carl Icahn just took a big stake in Take Two Interactive. To read up on this mega-investor, here's a list of books about the man, the myth, the icon (pun, poorly intended).

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I hate to say it (because the following link is somewhat boring), but this paper is a must-read for understanding why excess bank reserves are so high but banks are still not lending.

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RIP for 2009: A list of once-big retailers.

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Ben Stein has a fun life. From Ferris Bueller's Day Off to dinner with Warren Buffett.

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I am incredibly jealous. Google in talks to buy Yelp for $500 million. Honestly, why wasn't I smart enough to start that business.

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